Neil Tappin

Neil Tappin

Neil has been at Golf Monthly for over a decade originally as Staff Writer and onto Deputy Editor. He is currently the Digital Editor and is responsible for producing much of the brand’s Tour-player content. His claim to fame is a round of golf at Augusta National – although he only played 16 holes… Long story!

How to spot a golf cheat

Golf is one of the few self-policing sports you can play. Without an umpire or referee to hand, at club level it is down the individual to uphold the rules…

Tour Player Connection And Sequence Drills

The body is the engine of the golf swing. These tour player connection and sequence drills are designed to improve the way the arms and body work together for greater…

Tour swing path drills

Tour Swing Path Drills Benjamin Herbert – Swinglyde Training Aid Do you know where your clubface is aiming at the top of your backswing? Benjamin Herbert uses this training aid…

Tour Ball-Striking Drills

Tour Ball-Striking Drills Rafa Cabrera-Bello – Upper Body Check Keeping your sternum directly over the ball is one of those fundamentals we hear repeated time and again. Cabrera-Bello uses his…

5 strange tour practice drills... Explained!

5 Strange Tour Practice Drills… Explained! As we strive to get better, golfers are prone to using practice drills to unlock that illusive, all-important movement. It doesn’t matter what it…

where is the open in 2018

Neil Tappin answers the question, where is the Open in 2018 plus he looks ahead to the venues scheduled for 2019, 2020 and beyond.

In this links golf masterclass, Golf Monthly Top 25 Coach Clive Tucker explains how to play from soft, links sand

In this links golf masterclass, Golf Monthly Top 25 Coach Clive Tuckers explains how to putt well when the wind is blowing on fast seaside greens!

In this links golf masterclass, Golf Monthly Top 25 Coach Clive Tucker explains how to get up and down from a range of tricky lies

In this links golf masterclass, Golf Monthly Top 25 Coach Clive Tucker explains how to get up and down from inside 100 yards when the wind is blowing!

In this links golf masterclass, Golf Monthly Top 25 Coach Clive Tucker explains how to get up and down from a range of tricky lies

In this links golf masterclass, Golf Monthly Top 25 Coach Clive Tucker explains how to hit low punch shots from tight seaside lies

In this links golf masterclass, Golf Monthly Top 25 Coach Clive Tucker explains how to find the fairway when the wind is blowing!